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TV guide tries to hype awful Western Michigan-Purdue game

46 minutes agoSports / Baseball : Baseball Nation

Yup, even the person doing the TV info is taking shots. Ohhhh, cable guide info writer,  that's rude: It was supposed to continue "They each won a single game last year, you see. You can get one win by winning literally one time. These teams suck. Totally watch this game, though" but there wasn't enough room.

Angst and the Empty Set

When I first saw this article, I thought to myself, "Oh boy, another load of stinking, steaming, scientistic bullshit by some know-nothing science writer or physicist for me to sink my logic shovel into!" You have heard it said, 'Take...

Saturday Gardening Thread: Writer's Block Edition [Y-not and WeirdDave]

Good afternoon and welcome to your Saturday Gardening Thread! Today's thread is brought to you by Billboard's Top 100 Songs of 1962, which happens to be the year I was born. Here's Number 69, "Cindy's Birthday:" Take it away, WeirdDave:...

Poet Naomi Shihab Nye Discusses What It Was Like Growing Up in Palestine and Ferguson

2 hours agoNews : Truthdig

Naomi Shihab Nye, a Chancellor of the Academy of American Poets and an award-winning writer, was raised in two of the most frequently discussed conflict zones in the news today. In a recent piece for The Washington Post, Nye talks about the lessons she learned while living in lands divided by racial tensions that are continuing to play out before our eyes.

‘Goosebumps’ writer R.L. Stine on fear: ‘I’ve never experienced it’

R.L. Stine doesn’t exactly sympathize with victims in horror movies. “When I go to a movie or something, and the

Box Office Limps Into Fall; 'Guardians' Reaches for $300 Million

The Summer of 2014 is over. Finally. All the talk about how it all is will finally stop as thoughts of entertainment writers move to foo foo festivals and dozens of Oscar contenders that no one other entertainment writers will ever see. Show More Summary

‘The Lego Movie’ Writers Phil Lord And Chris Miller Have Found Their Next Project

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NY Times Misses Badly By Claiming Teen-Pop Singer Ariana Grande Mined '1950s Puritanism'

New York Times music writer Jon Caramanica wrote about former Nickelodeon TV star Ariana Grande’s second album last Sunday with the simply inaccurate headline “Staying Safe, Exploring Sassy.” It’s a misleading headline, because Grande...Show More Summary

The Weight of Words: New Course Tackles Writers’ Impact on Black History

Literature—regardless of how it is delivered, whether in song, sermon, novel, short story, poem or essay—has the unique ability to inform, to uplift, and to shape our opinions and worldviews.

Dawn of the darkness

Support this week's full-text RSS feed by buying Francesco Marciuliano's I Knead My Mommy And Other Poems By Kittens Sally Forth writer Francesco Marciuliano isn't just a Comics Curmudgeon reader: he's also a relentless one-man adorable pet poem empire, and I Knead My Mommy: And Other Poems by Kittens is his latest. Show More Summary

Jennifer Aniston Still Mad About Brad? Star Refuses To Answer Pitt And Jolie Wedding Questions

It’s been years since Jennifer Aniston’s name has been in the same breath as Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie. She’s been engaged to actor/writer Justin Theroux for two years, so she’s been living in a happy bubble, that is until her ex-husband got hitched to the woman who allegedly broke up their marriage. According to

How to Become a Travel Writer

The life of a travel writer may look glamorous, but there's a lot more to the job than lounging in exotic locales. Organized press trips and customized "familiarization" junkets feature rigorous schedules that last from sunrise until...Show More Summary

USC's Cody Kessler has the luxury of being in command from the start

15 hours agoSports / Baseball : Dodgers Now

USC ended its tumultuous 2013 season with a victory over Fresno State in the Las Vegas Bowl. The Trojans hope a week of preseason turmoil ends with a similar result against the Bulldogs. Staff writer Gary Klein examines the story lines and matchups:

FIU reportedly denies credentials to its only year-round beat writer

The Miami Herald will no longer cover the team after the decision, reportedly given with no explanation from the athletic department. The Miami Herald will not cover FIU football this season for the first time in the program's history,...Show More Summary

Daily Inspiration #1857

18 hours agoArts / Graphic Design : Abduzeedo

This post is part of our daily series of posts showing the most inspiring images selected by some of the Abduzeedo's writers and users. If you want to participate and share your graphic design inspiration, You can submit your imagesShow More Summary

Kliff Kingsbury and Texas Tech Agree on New Contract: Latest Details, Reaction

Texas Tech is keeping head coach Kliff Kingsbury around for the long haul, the school announced: National college sports writer Bryan Fischer and Bruce Feldman of FOX Sports initially filled fans in on the details: Kliff Kingsbury led...Show More Summary

Michael Bay Plans 'Cosmic Motors' Movie with 'Machete' Writer

19 hours agoEntertainment / Film : MovieWeb

Kyle Ward has signed on to write the adapted screenplay based on Daniel Simon's 'Cosmic Motors' concept art book featuring futuristic vehicles. [...]

'The Following' showrunner Jennifer Johnson exits series, replaced by trio

After joining "The Following" in June as executive producer and showrunner, Jennifer Johnson has departed the series, Deadline has learned. In her place, creator Kevin Williamson has promoted two writers and another executive producer.Brett Mahoney and Alex Hawley, along with on-set executive producer and director Marcos Siega, will run the show. Show More Summary

‘Jon and Jen Are Married’, A Dark Absurdist Web Series Exploring Marriage and Pregnancy

21 hours agoOdd : Laughing Squid

Jon and Jen Are Married is a dark absurdist web series from writer and director Gregory Fitzsimmons that looks at one couple’s bizarre attempts to spice up their relationship including kidnapping, robbery, and prostitution. The series is in its second season which deals with Jen’s pregnancy and the couple’s unique way of handling it. submitted […]

Michael Bay Hires Writer for Futuristic Car Film ‘Cosmic Motors;’ See Photos From the Book

21 hours agoEntertainment / Film : SlashFilm

Michael Bay has made a career of making cars look cool on screen, and he’s hoping to continue that trend. He’s on board to produce a film for Warner Bros. called Cosmic Motors, based on a book of futuristic designs by Daniel Simon. Simon,...Show More Summary

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